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Adult Speech Therapist - Acute Dysphagia

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  • Speciality: Adult Acute
  • Grade: Senior Speech Therapist
  • Salary: £27 - £35 per hour
  • Location: London
  • Start Date: Required ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Reference No: J800001649

Mediplacements are looking to recruit a band 7 Speech and Language Therapist for a locum position with our client in London.

The pay for this position is £27-£35 per hour, and we are looking for someone who can start as soon as possible for an ongoing duration.

Job Summary:
The Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) will have responsibility for managing adults with complex acquired dysphagia and communication disorders, including tracheostomy management in a fast paced acute setting. They will provide a service to a range of acute specialities including General Medical, Oncology, Neuro Outliers, Care of the Elderly/Frailty and Critical Care. Experience in running/participating in Videofluoroscopy Clinics is desirable and further training can be provided. There will be opportunities to participate and upskill in our newly established FEES service.

The post holder will manage their own day-to-day caseload and oversee that of junior staff in the acute team ensuring appropriate patient flow throughout the hospital. They will participate in supervision, appraisal and development of junior staff and students. The post holder will be expected to provide second opinions and specialist advice where indicated and they will work collaboratively with patients/family/carers and within a multidisciplinary framework. There will be opportunities in this role to develop leadership skills and the post holder will receive regular supervision and support.

The post holder may be required to fulfil their hours as part of a seven day working roster.

If you're interested in working as a locum speech therapist with Mediplacements, apply now!

When you work with Mediplacements, you will have access to a range of benefits that will support you in your role. Our dedicated one-to-one service ensures that you have the support you need to thrive in your role. Our fast-track registration process allows you to start your new role as soon as possible. The excellent rates of pay, and assistance with travel and accommodation are designed to make your transition as smooth as possible. We also offer weekly pay that is always on time, and access to exclusive NHS and private sector jobs. There is no registration fee, and you will have access to free online training.

If you are not available for this position, we encourage you to refer a friend and take advantage of our £250 referral bonus. T&C's apply.

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